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Volkswagen Golf VIII shapes up. Coming in 2019

Volkswagen is reportedly busy preparing the Golf VIII, which is said to debut a new design and a raft of advanced technologies. Tipped to hit the market in 2019, the 8th generation Golf will sit on a revised version of Volkswagen Group’s MQB platform and sport an updated design blending …

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Sub-$32k for 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan. Arriving September

The all-new second generation Volkswagen Tiguan is set to arrive into Australian showrooms this September priced from under $32k plus on road costs, two grand cheaper than the comparable first generation entry model at the time of its launch. With global dynamic tuning and driving assistance technology testing performed locally, the all-new …

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Volkswagen Motorsport leads 2016 WRC at halfway point

Andreas Mikkelsen and Anders Jæger (N/N) have produced an outstanding display in Rally Poland to take their 2nd victory in the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). The duo in the Volkswagen Polo R WRC finished just ahead of runners-up Ott Tänak/Raigo Mõlder (EST/EST, M-Sport-Ford) in an exciting finale, in …

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2016 Volkswagen Passat Review

Since its introduction back in 1973, the German engineered Volkswagen Passat has been a solid hauler for families and businesses alike. Entering its eighth generation, the 2016 Passat has become the pinnacle of refinement, setting the standard for design, technology and practicality within its segment. Priced from $34,990 plus on-road costs, …

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Volkswagen Oz confirms specifications & lineup of 2017 Tiguan

Volkswagen has announced the specification and line-up of its all-new 2017 Tiguan, ahead of the car’s local launch scheduled for September. As with other Volkswagen passenger models, the all-new Tiguan will be offered in a number of equipment grades, the entry-level Trendline, the mid-level Comfortline, and the high-spec Highline grade. …

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ABT offers power upgrade packages for Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen and Audi tuning specialist ABT has released power upgrade packages for the latest generation Volkswagen Passat. The power boosts are available for all variants of petrol and diesel engines. The highly efficient 1.4-litre TFSI engine gains a hike in power from 110kW (150hp) to 132kW (180hp), accompanied by an …

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Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S Wagon. Anyone?

Ever wondered what the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S would look like as a wagon? Wonder no more, as X-Tomi Design has unveiled their interpretation of the super wagon in this realistic render. Sporting the more aggressive front bumper, front splitter, side sill extension and 19-inch wheels of the Clubsport …

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Volkswagen freshens up 2016 Scirocco R with Black Style

Volkswagen has introduced the “Black Style” upgrade for the Scirocco R in Europe to keep the 8-year-old sports coupe fresh. Launched in 2008 and based on the Golf V platform, the styling pack brings a black roof, which can be combined with Pure White, Urano Grey, Indium Grey Metallic, Rising …

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Volkswagen intends to beat Apple and Google in electric car race

Volkswagen is reportedly planning to tackle Apple and Google in the race to be the electro-mobility forerunner. As we know, the American technology giants are working on bringing emission free vehicles to the market, but Volkswagen intends to be the leader by 2025. “Newcomers will see opportunities in the current climate, and …

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